South East Wales

IPCC to probe police contact with murder victim

Century Wharf and Christine James Image copyright Google | South Wales Police

The police watchdog is to investigate what contact South Wales Police had with a murder victim prior to the discovery of her body.

The body of 65-year-old Christine James was found in her flat in Cardiff Bay on 2 March after she failed to arrive for a flight.

Kris Wade, 36, of Cardiff, has been charged with her murder.

South Wales Police referred the case to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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